independent living


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independent living

n.
1. A living arrangement that maximizes independence and self-determination, especially of disabled persons living in a community instead of in a medical facility.
2. A social movement asserting that people with disabilities should have the same civil rights and life choices as people without disabilities.
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Such high contentment with such a slight initial performance as that of having started towards a means of independent living was a part of the Durbeyfield temperament.
In meeting the needs of our residents and being part of community life, our Independent Living Schemes are places people choose to live.
Independent Living staff celebrate with Lesley Griffiths AM and Independent Living Client Kelly Ashford
NUMBER/TYPE OF HOUSING UNITS: 103 total Independent Living units (57 Independent Living apartment suites; 30 Independent Living Duplex Villa units; 16 Independent Living Quadplex Villa units)
Veteran disabled rights' campaigner Lord Ashley of Stoke said a "decent home" was at the heart of independent living.
Independent Living Over 50 exists to help our valued readers attain the most out of life.
The campus provides a full range of personal services and healthcare options which include an independent living retirement center with 501 luxury apartments and villas, a nursing center licensed for 120 skilled-nursing beds, and an assisted living facility licensed for 140 units.
After addressing issues of self-acceptance and pride, Chicago's disabled activists have branched into independent living, legislative advocacy and even architectural concerns.
Pieczynski added that any underperforming loans he sees are more on the assisted living side, rather than with skilled nursing or independent living.
They have a 26- year-old son who suffered severe head injuries in an accident three years ago, so they already knew the great work the Independent Living Center does to get these people back out in the community working again.
Mercy Franciscan Terrace, which provides independent living, assisted living, long-term and skilled nursing, outpatient rehabilitation, and an Alzheimer's unit

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